Flooding at Leeds primary school will shut family support centre all week

Flooding at a primary school in Leeds has led the council to close its family support centre for the entire week ahead.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 4:32 pm
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 4:52 pm
Broadgate Primary School

Storm Ciara lashed Leeds on Sunday and into Monday morning, bringing severe storms, heavy rain and flooding.

On Monday, Broadgate Primary School in Horsforth announced that its family support centre has been forced to close due to flooding.

It will remain closed all week.

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A spokesman for the council said: "The school and nursery are open, the Family Support Centre has flooded and will be closed all week. All groups have been cancelled until further notice."

Westgate Primary School in Otley has been closed all day due to a 'significant power failure.'

The failure has affected lighting and heating.

It was closed at 9pm yesterday but it is expected to reopen on Tuesday morning.